Steve Jobs, the Universal Pictures biopic written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, gets its debut screening tomorrow at the Telluride Film Festival. This is followed by a screening at the New York Film Festival on Oct 3rd, before its national release on 9th October.

We first saw a trailer for the movie back in May, with a longer one shown in July and a modified version shown on TV last month. A leaked screenplay draft confirmed that the movie is set around three product launchesthe original Macintosh, the NeXT Cube and the iMac … 

Meantime, controversial documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine opens today. The documentary came under strong fire from Apple execs following its debut at SXSW back in March, with Apple’s Eddy Cue tweeting that it was ” an inaccurate and mean-spirited view of my friend [and] not a reflection of the Steve I knew.” We first saw a trailer in July.

Director Alex Gibney said in an interview with Re/code that he wanted to offer “something of a corrective” to what he saw as rose-tinted portrayals of Jobs.

There’s been a lot of hagiography of Steve. I don’t think that does justice to the man. So hopefully [people will] see it in that context.

Asked whether he liked Steve Jobs, Gibney said he was conflicted, admiring his quest for perfection but also saw him as a very self-obsessed man.

I’m appalled, really, by his cruelty, and his inability to get outside himself, and to see himself and his company in a broader perspective.

You can see a list of the movie theaters where it’s showing today below, and – somewhat to my surprise – it’s also now available on iTunes. Check out online viewing options over at the official website.

AB, Calgary: Globe Theatre

AZ, Scottsdale: Shea 14 Theatre

AZ, Sedona: Mary D. Fisher Theatre

BC, Vancouver: VanCity Theatre

CA, Berkeley: California 3

CA, Camarillo: Paseo Camarillo Cinemas 3

CA, Campbell: Camera 7

CA, Cupertino: Bluelight Cinemas

CA, Laguna Niguel: Rancho Niguel 8 Cinemas

CA, Lancaster: Lancaster Blvd Cinemas 3

CA, Modesto: State Theatre

CA, Palm Desert: Cinemas Palme D’Or 7

CA, San Diego: Ken Cinema

CA, San Francisco: Embarcadero Center Cinema 5

CA, Santa Ana: South Coast Village 3

CA, Santa Clara: AMC Mercado 20

CA, Santa Cruz: Nickelodeon Theatres

CA, Sebastopol: Rialto Cinemas 9

CA, West Los Angeles: Nuart Theatre

CO, Denver: Chez Artiste

CT, Hartford: Real Art Ways Cinema

DC, Washington: E Street Cinema

DE, Wilmington: Theatre N at Nemours

FL, Miami Beach: O Cinema Miami Beach

GA, Atlanta: Midtown Art Cinemas 8

IL, Chicago: Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema

IL, Peoria: Peoria Theater 10 @ Landmark

IN, Indianapolis: Keystone Art Cinema 7

MA, Cambridge: Kendall Square Cinema 9

MA, Pittsfield: Little Cinema – Berkshire Museum

MN, Minneapolis: Lagoon Cinema

MO, Jefferson City: Capitol City Cinema

MO, Kansas City: Tivoli @ Manor Square

MO, University City: Tivoli Theatre

NC, Asheville: Carolina Asheville 14

NC, Greensboro: Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema

NC, Winston-Salem: Aperture Cinema

NH, Concord: Red River 3

NJ, Asbury Park: The ShowRoom

NM, Albuquerque: Guild

NM, Santa Fe: Violet Crown Cinema -Santa Fe

NY, Albany: Spectrum 8

NY, Hudson: Time and Space Limited

NY, Ithaca: Cinemapolis 5

NY, New York: Lincoln Plaza

NY, New York: Sunshine Cinema 5

NY, Pelham: Pelham Picture House

NY, Pleasantville: Jacob Burns Film Center

OH, Cleveland Heights: Cedar Lee Theatres

OH, Columbus: Gateway Film Center 8

OK, Oklahoma City: Oklahoma City Museum of Art

ON, Cobourg: The Loft

ON, Toronto: Carlton Cinema

OR, Corvallis: Darkside Cinema 4

OR, Eugene: Bijou Metro

OR, Portland: Living Room 6

PA, East Stroudsburg: Pocono Community Theatre 3

PA, Harrisburg: Midtown Cinema 3

PA, Philadelphia: Ritz at the Bourse

SC, Hilton Head Island: Coligny Theatre

TX, Dallas: Texas Theatre

TX, Houston: Sundance Cinemas Houston

UT, Salt Lake City: Tower Theatre

WA, Seattle: Northwest Film Forum

WA, Seattle: Sundance Cinemas Seattle

WA, Vancouver: Kiggins

WI, Madison: Sundance Cinemas Madison

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